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From good to “goodest”: Finland tops the Good Country Index

NordenBladet – Finland is number one in the newest Good Country Index, which seeks to measure “what each country on earth contributes to the good of humanity.” We talk to the index’s creator, Simon Anholt, about what it means to

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58 QUOTES to Inspire Success in Your Life and Business

NordenBladet – What is success? There are many definitions, but there’s one thing all the greats agree on: Success only comes by persevering despite failure. Here are 58 quotes to inspire you to succeed in the face of failures, setbacks,

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Nestor: Estonia is a strong country if we believe in it

NordenBladet — Speech by the President of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor at the flag hoisting ceremony in the Governor’s Garden on 24 February 2019. Good morning and a happy day of celebration to everyone who has come to hoist the

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Top 10 Richest People of Sweden 2017 (by Veckans Affärer) + FULL LIST of Sweden´s 184 billionaires in 2017!

NordenBladet – Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer each year compiles a list of the country’s billionaires in Swedish krona (1 billion SEK equals roughly $120 million USD). There was a record 187 Swedish billionaires in 2018 – double the amount

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Swedish billionaires: Melker Schörling, net worth 6.8 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Melker Schörling (born 1947) is a Swedish billionaire businessman. His investment company Melker Schörling AB (MSAB) has large interests in Securitas AB, Assa Abloy, Hexagon AB, Loomis and more. Schörling formed a partnership with fellow billionaire Gustaf Douglas,

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Swedish billionaires: Frederik Paulsen Jr, net worth 6.8 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Frederik Paulsen is a Swedish billionaire and businessman, chairman of Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Frederik Dag Arfst Paulsen was born on 30 October 1950 in Stockholm, Sweden. His father was Frederik Paulsen Sr, the founder of Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Frederik Paulsen

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Swedish billionaires: Hans Rausing (magnate), net worth 12.5 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Sir Hans Rausing, KBE (born 25 March 1926) is a Swedish businessman based in the United Kingdom. He made his fortune from his co-inheritance of Tetra Pak, a company founded by his father Ruben Rausing and currently the

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Swedish billionaires: Stefan Persson (magnate), net worth 19.6 billion (2017)

NordenBladet – Carl Stefan Erling Persson (born 4 October 1947 in Bromma, Stockholm) is a Swedish business magnate*. 71-year-old Persson is the chairman and main shareholder in fashion company H&M (Hennes & Mauritz), which was founded by his father Erling

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How do Scandinavians feel about a multicultural Scandinavia in the future?

NordenBladet –  Sweden was the first country to adopt an official policy of multiculturalism in Europe. In May 1975, a unanimous Swedish parliament passed an act on a new multiculturalist immigrant and ethnic minority policy put forward by the social

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Under current highest-level projections, almost one in three people in Sweden will be Muslim by 2050

NordenBladet – The report reveals a stark east-west divide, with the Muslim share of the populations in Germany, France, Austria and Belgium expected to be at least 18 per cent of the total populations by 2050 if high migration continues.

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The former New York Times Public Editor Daniel Okrent on the Future of Newspapers

NordenBladet – The former New York Times Public Editor believes large news organizations will still exist, but more sources of news content will be individuals and small alliances of individuals (2:05) Video: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/arts-culture/daniel-okrent-on-the-future-of-newspapers/?jwsource=cl Featured image: Daniel Okrent Source: bigthink.com

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra to be godmother of ship, “Crown Prince Haakon”

NordenBladet – Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway will be the godmother of the brand new Norwegian research ship “Crown Prince Haakon.” This was announced on Friday by the Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, Ole Arve Misund to the Norwegian

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Princess Marie of Denmark to attend International Stop Wasting Food dinner

NordenBladet – On November 13th, Princess Marie will be the guest of honour at a dinner hosted by the Stop Wasting Food Movement. The international Stop Wasting Food Dinner will be hosted by Selina Juul and the Ambassador of the

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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attends the funeral of war hero, Joachim Rønneberg

NordenBladet – On Tuesday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended the funeral of one of Norway’s greatest war heroes from the Second World War, Joachim Rønneberg. The funeral was held in clear, sunny weather in Aalesund in

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Norwegian Royal Family celebrate King Karl Johan with a series of lectures at Royal Palace

NordenBladet – This year marks 200 years since Karl Johan became King of Norway and Sweden. This has been celebrated with significant events in both nations, now separated from each other, each having its own royal house. Although, both King

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King Harald of Norway speaks openly about #MeToo and gender equality

NordenBladet – It was during the annual solemn parliament dinner, held at the Royal Palace yesterday, that King Harald of Norway spoke about both gender equality and the #MeToo movement. His Majesty spoke about the historical high gender equality in

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